Summer Lab Additions

From left to right: Oliver Baars, Vineeta Rai, Ashley Jeckel, Althea Loucanides, Martha Guerrera

This summer, the Baars Group saw the addition of a new grad student Althea Loucanides. Additionally, a summer researcher taking part in the NSF Soil Sciences REU program (BESST), Martha Guerrero joined the lab to investigate the production of biogenic metal chelating compounds in soils with toxic concentrations of Cu 2+ and Zn 2+. BESST of luck to Martha as the Summer Symposium presentations are around the corner!